NUTRITION & WELLNESS

Every year after the holidays, the “new year, fresh start!” mindset sweeps over us. We have great intentions of joining a gym, eating better, sleeping more or keeping the house picked up. However, for many of us, it’s easy to slip back into bad habits come February....

The holiday season seems to sneak up on us every year. Every year we stress over the holiday season because of the extra weight gain we may experience, and for chronic pain patients, maintaining a healthy weight is crucial for symptom management. ...

The holiday season is here! At holiday parties or get-togethers, there is usually a large amount of food to be eaten. It’s important to remember, though, that good nutrition and wellness are especially important for those with chronic pain to help control pain symptoms and reduce inflammation. ...

Our lifestyles and eating habits can have a big impact on our bodies. It should come as no surprise that chronic pain can also be impacted by how we fuel our bodies with food....

Nearly all pain has some component of inflammation. The foods we choose to eat each day can make inflammation worse, causing more pain....

A balanced, healthy diet is an important component of chronic pain management. But eating healthy can be difficult, and many people think it can be expensive. However, that’s not always the case....

Pain and inflammation are almost always associated with one another. Patients experiencing inflammation in their bodies often experience pain or swelling, especially those with arthritis, fibromyalgia or other conditions....

Summer is here, and so are many yummy recipes that are good and good for you. Farro is an ancient grain that packs a nutritional punch and is a great substitute for brown rice. Check out the recipe below for a quick and easy summer staple. ...

What is a registered dietitian? A registered dietitian is a trained health care professional, much like a nurse, physician’s assistant or doctor, who specializes in nutrition coaching and education. A registered dietitian is specially trained in Medical Nutrition Therapy and can assess, diagnose and provide nutrition and lifestyle interventions and monitor your health status....

At the Pain Management Group, we take a different approach to the treatment of chronic pain. We are committed to providing holistic, individualized care and vow to treat each patient with compassion and respect, never turning anyone away. Our physicians are fellowship-trained pain specialists who utilize a combination of interventional procedures, medication management, behavioral health therapies and dietary services to tailor a personalized care plan for the patient’s long-term pain relief. ...